Zona Arqueologica de Mitla, San Pablo Villa de Mitla

#4 of 30 in Historic Sites in Oaxaca
Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Historic Site
Visit the ancient archaeological site of Zona Arqueologica de Mitla, the most notable relic of the Zapotec culture. Situated in the area that was inhabited by the Zapotec perhaps as early as 900 BCE, the site was a religious center and contains ruins from the 13th and 14th centuries. Take a guided tour of the ruins to learn about the ancient city’s rich history and cultural heritage. Admire the impressive structures, adorned with intricate stone mosaics and geometric designs, distinguishing them from other ruins in Mexico. Plan to visit Zona Arqueologica de Mitla during your San Pablo Villa de Mitla vacation using our convenient San Pablo Villa de Mitla trip itinerary maker app.
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  • Due to the Corona pandemic Mitla is closed for foreigners, but not onyl the ruins, the only town is closed. As soon as you turn off the highway there is a road stop and the village police will send...  more »
  • We came here by colectivo from Oaxaca which was an adventure in itself. A wonderful shop lady explained where to catch it on the way back - not where we were dropped off. Mitla is a pleasant little...  more »
  • If you like historical places, this will be a grate place to check out and after you can check the local shops for souvenirs and artisan clothes, very beautiful and colorful...grate for everyone...
  • It‘s a small but beautiful place, nice to combine with the „Mezcal Route“.

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